Boys Soccer: Jamestown Defeats Tabb in Penalty Kicks in Conference 19 Semifinals

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The Jamestown boys soccer team overcame a tough Tabb squad during the Conference 19 semifinals Thursday, besting the Tigers 3-2 in penalty kicks.

In the 16th minute of play, Duncan McDevitt found the ball thanks to a Jeff Wolons pass. McDevitt finished the shot to put the Eagles up 1-0.

Tabb responded with a goal of its own to knot the game at 1-1 before adding another first-half goal to take a 2-1 lead heading into the break.

Five minutes into the second half, Jeff Wolons tied the game coming off a Duncan McDevitt assist.

Neither team found the back of the net again in regulation, sending the game into overtime. Both teams came up empty during overtime, sending the game into a penalty shootout.

During the penalty shootout, Jamestown goalkeeper Trevor Hartnett came up big for the Eagles, recording three saves to help secure the 3-2 win.

The loss brings Tabb’s season (7-7-2) to a close one game short of making the regional tournament.

Jamestown (14-1) will automatically advance to the 4A South tournament, but not before hosting Smithfield for the Conference 19 championship on Friday.

Jamestown 2, Tabb 2 (Jamestown wins 3-2 in penalty kicks)

Goals: Jamestown (Duncan McDevitt, Jeff Wolons)
Assists: Jamestown (Jeff Wolons, Duncan McDevitt)

Jamestown's Riley Fitzgerald has the ball stopped under him by

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Boys Soccer: Jamestown Defeats Tabb in Penalty Kicks in Conference 19 Semifinals